Our Children Are Our Concern

The establishment of Student Services at IGBIS is in line with the schools mission of ensuring that they receive a holistic approach to both their academic growth and general well-being. A phrase often used to describe this practice, is to say we are addressing both sides of the same coin. Meaningful care goes beyond providing…

Learning How To Learn

Is Pluto a planet or not? When I went to school Pluto was a planet, then in 2006 there was controversy as it was declared that Pluto was no longer a planet. Now there is a movement pushing for Pluto to once again be declared a planet. http://bit.ly/pluto-planet What do we teach our students? This…

Screen Time

Screen time is defined as any time someone (usually children) spends in front of a screen (television, computer, iPad, phone). As a parent it can sometimes be hard to know what to do with our children and screen time. There are so many opinions out there, no screen time for children under 12; one hour…

IB Learner Profile

The Learner Profile Part 2

At IGBIS not only are we interested in helping our students to succeed academically but one of the great elements of IB programmes is the Learner Profile. These are the traits that we want our students to be demonstrating in their lives in and outside of school to help to make the world a more…